“1500 T20 International runs” is a milestone in itself. With the shortest or formats being a relatively unpredictable form of the game, it is challenging for batters to put on a consistent show to stay within the team selection radar. In addition, the arrival of T20 leagues around the globe has given an extensive list of talents for the national selectors to choose from.
So, here we are, to check on the players who have stormed their way in the very initial stage of their T20I career – the batters who reached the landmark of 1500 runs in T20 International cricket in the quickest fashion.
Fastest to 1500 T20I Runs
|BATSMEN||COUNTRY||INNINGS TAKEN TO 1500 T20I RUNS|
|Chris Gayle||WEST INDIES||44|
|Brandon McCullum||NEW ZEALAND||49|
|Faf du Plessis||SOUTH AFRICA||50|
|Martin Guptill||NEW ZEALAND||52|
KL Rahul is the latest to reach the joint-top position, which is now shared by Virat Kohli, Aaron Finch, Babar Azam, and KL Rahul.
Among the current players who have crossed 1000 runs mark, Reeza Hendricks (South Africa) has the chance to claim into the above list.
Virat Kohli, who became the first T20I batsman to score 3000 runs in the format, still averages above 50, making him the only player currently to average more than 50 in all three formats.
Suryakumar Yadav, who has had a brilliant 2022 in the shortest format, is the recent addition to the list.
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